Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine

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Services We Offer & Conditions We Treat:

  • Primary and preventative healthcare for older adults
  • Primary care for home-bound older adults
  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment and consultation
  • Care for persons with cognitive and memory concerns
  • Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias
  • Palliative medicine consultation
  • Hospital geriatric medicine consults
  • Hospital palliative medicine consults

Older Adult, Memory and Palliative Care Services in Washington, DC

Our board-certified geriatric and palliative medicine specialists at The GW Medical Faculty Associates provide comprehensive care for medically complex older adults and persons with serious illness. 

Services include:

  • Primary and preventative healthcare for older adults aligned with age-friendly care values of Mentation, Medication, Mobility, and What Matters Most
  • Primary care for home bound older adults
  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment and consultation
  • Care for persons with cognitive and memory concerns including Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias
  • Palliative medicine consultation for patients and families facing severe illness or end of life, including support for symptom management and decision making. Persons who may benefit from palliative consultation include those with advanced cancer, advanced neurodegenerative conditions like ALS, or serious illness such as end stage heart failure, lung disease, or kidney disease
  • Hospital geriatric medicine consults for elders hospitalized due to illness or injury
  • Hospital palliative medicine consults for persons with new or ongoing serious illness

GW’s geriatric and palliative specialists offer holistic, interprofessional person-and family-centered care to our patients and their families in the clinic, in the hospital, and in the community, including in individual homes, assisted livings, and some nursing homes.

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June 10, 2021

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60-80% of dementia cases in the United States. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Month, a time for increased awareness of the disease and conversation around treatment and prevention.

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